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Vanessa Brookes, Friendly Senior Living Director of Quality, Honored as Rising Star in Women of Distinction Awards

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Vanessa Brookes, Director of Quality for Friendly Senior Living, has been recognized by McKnight’s as a Women of Distinction award winner in the Rising Stars category. This national recognition honors women who have demonstrated an exceptional commitment to the senior care industry. 2019 is the inaugural year of the Women of Distinction […]

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Friendly Home Honors Member with an Artist’s Reception

Brighton, N.Y. — The Friendly Home recently honored Member Betty Smith with an artist’s reception, recognizing several of her paintings which were recently on exhibit in the Home’s Member Art Gallery. Several of Betty’s fellow Members and staff attended the reception. Betty, a native Rochesterian, always liked to draw, and her love of art blossomed […]

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Residents at Friendly Home Organize Thanksgiving Baskets for Families in Need

Over the past two weeks, residents from the Friendly Home partnered with Joy Community Church to organize a food collection drive for Thanksgiving baskets to give to Rochester families in need. Friendly Home residents, families and staff have collected more than 100 non-perishable food items, which will be donated to 150 local families. The items […]

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LeadingAge New York Presents Award to Sen. Robach, Proudly Nominated by Friendly Home Team

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — This afternoon, Friendly Home hosted an awards ceremony after nominating Sen. Joseph E. Robach for LeadingAge New York’s Partners in Quality Award for his commitment to supporting Rochester’s senior community, specifically individuals living at Friendly Home in Brighton. LeadingAge’s Partners in Quality Award gives public recognition to officeholders, like Robach, who are […]

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